Nashville, Tenn. (July 1, 2019) - Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/GM David Poile announced Monday that the team has signed forward Daniel Carr to a one-year, $700,000 contract for the 2019-20 season.
Carr, 27 (11/1/91), won the Les Cunningham Award as the AHL's most valuable player with the Chicago Wolves last season, recording 71 points (30g-41a), tied for the third-most in the league. He was also fourth among AHL skaters in plus-minus (+35) and tied for eighth in goals (30); both marks established career highs. The 6-foot, 194-pound forward skated in six games for the Vegas Golden Knights in 2018-19, tallying one goal. Since making his NHL debut in 2015-16, Carr has appeared in 100 career NHL contests with Vegas and the Montreal Canadiens, recording 35 points (15g-20a). He spent parts of three seasons with Montreal from 2015-18 and set career highs in games played (38) and points (16) during the 2017-18 campaign. In 191 career AHL games with the Hamilton Bulldogs, St. John's IceCaps, Laval Rocket and Chicago, he's tallied 81 goals and 161 points.
Undrafted, the Sherwood Park, Alta., native played four seasons at Union College from 2010-14 before turning pro and helped the Dutchmen win their first NCAA title in 2014. He collected a number of awards that season, including the ECAC Tournament MVP, spots on the conference's All-Tournament and First All-Star Teams and a place on the NCAA East Second All-American Team. In addition to his Frozen Four title, Carr also won the ECAC championship in 2012 and 2013.